Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
Aaron H. Schrolucke, 88, 205 S. St. Marys St., New Knoxville, died at 8:50 p.m. Jan. 3, 2009 at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 25, 1920, in New Knoxville, to Harry and Bertha Klute Schrolucke. On May 28, 1955, he married Kathryn Stump, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Jeffrey (Stephanie), Ladson, N.C, and Steven, New Knoxville; a daughter, Penny (John) Pfenning, New Knoxville; a brother, Charles (Gwen), Brookville; four sisters, Dorothy Prueter, and Jan (Paul) Schumacher, all of New Knoxville, and Grace Young and Mary (Bill) Schmehl, all of St. Marys; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He had been a truck driver at the former Beatrice Foods Company, New Bremen, and also had worked at Piehl Bros. Masonry. He retired from Hoge Lumber Company, New Knoxville. He was a lifelong member of First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville, where he had served in the choir for many years and attended the Christian Fellowship Sunday School. He had been a square dance caller for more than 50 years. He had been a Boy Scout leader and served on the board of trustees of New Bremen Senior Citizens.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial is at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Heritage Room of the church.
Funeral arrangments are being handled by Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville.
Memorials can be made to the Radio Broadcast Fund of the church.
Condolences can be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net
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